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Laborers union asks legislature to include $40 minimum wage in 421-a replacement

The Mason Tenders District Council has already agreed to a wage deal with REBNY and now wants legislators to codify it into law.

NYPD

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Adams defends NYPD’s 'right to have an opinion'

The mayor responded to the department’s criticism of a journalist on X

Heard Around Town

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Low turnout expected for today's presidential primary

The nominees may be all but decided already, but New Yorkers still have the chance to cast their ballots, even if they're blank.

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District Council 37 endorses Rep. Jamaal Bowman

He has also been endorsed by 1199SEIU and the New York State Nurses Association.

Budget

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New York City Council to unveil budget rebuttal

Council members will convene at City Hall on April 1 to provide their view on the city’s fiscal health

Albany Agenda

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Hochul seeks liaison for Muslim community

The governor is creating a new position in her administration after months of criticism over how she talks about the war in Gaza

Albany Agenda

Updated Politics

The New York elected officials calling for a ceasefire in Gaza

A growing number of politicians, labor unions, city councils and other organizations have joined the call for a ceasefire as the death toll increases.

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A look inside the book written by the woman accusing Eric Adams of sexual assault

Lorna Beach-Mathura’s self-published 2014 book is less of a how-to guide to win lawsuits than it is a reprint of a petition she filed in a past case.

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Hochul offers three-day budget extender

The extension is short, but that doesn’t mean a budget deal is imminent.

New York State

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Building trades ask state Legislature to step in on 421-a labor standards

Eight construction unions criticized REBNY’s proposal for a wage floor and urged lawmakers to take the lead on a compromise plan.

Eric Adams

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Adams rings public safety alarm bells, but says city is not “out of control”

The killings of an NYPD officer and an individual on the subway tracks on Monday pointed to a trio of public safety issues for the city, according to the mayor.

Politics

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How NY’s establishment Democrats are testing progressives’ staying power in 2024

After the progressive waves of the Trump years, some Democrats are challenging one-time insurgents.

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Trade unions say REBNY is lowballing them in negotiations over 421-a replacement

The Steamfitters and the Carpenters say the Real Estate Board of New York’s proposal guarantees wages well below their unions’ prevailing wages.

LGBTQ+

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Summit highlights mental health of LGBTQ+ New Yorkers in the digital space

Attendees at “Diverse Spaces, Diverse Faces,” presented by Equality New York in collaboration with City & State, discussed racism, criminalization and anti-trans attacks, as well as regulating social media and protecting free expression.

Albany Agenda

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Goldman, Levine and Reynoso back new bus funding

Rep. Dan Goldman, and the Manhattan and Brooklyn borough presidents, want Hochul to include $90 million for more free buses and better service